Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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press releases

11th of January 2018

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Announces 2018 National Educating America Tour

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today announced its 2018 “Educating America” Tour, which brings Alzheimer’s-related educational conferences to cities across the country.  The tour will be visiting 14 states to raise Alzheimer’s awareness, promote early detection and provide individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers and the general public with information about Alzheimer’s related programs, […]


10th of January 2018

AFA Urges President Trump to Seize the Opportunity to Help Family Caregivers

RAISE Family Caregiver Act Heading to the President’s Desk Following Recent Approval by Congress The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is urging President Donald Trump to provide help to millions of family caregivers across the country by signing the RAISE Family Caregiver Act.  The legislation was passed by the Senate Monday night, following approval by […]


5th of January 2018

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Winter Weather Safety Tips For Families Whose Loved Ones Are Dealing With Alzheimer’s

With extreme cold and winter storms bringing dangerously low temperatures, major snowfall and hazardous conditions to states across the US, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering tips to help families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s keep their loved one safe. “Frigid temperatures, snow and ice can pose dangers for everyone, but especially so […]


21st of December 2017

AFA: Alzheimer’s Caregivers Still Need Help from Washington to Sustain their Crucial Role

Preserving Medical Expense Tax Deduction Important Step, Approval of RAISE Act Needed Next In the wake of sweeping changes to the nation’s tax code, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) President and CEO Charles Fuschillo is urging Washington to take additional steps to aid caregivers assisting those with Alzheimer’s. “The daunting task and financial burden of […]


14th of December 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Tips Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease Should Consider When Planning Holiday Celebrations

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more are serving as caregivers for a family member with the disease.  As these families prepare to celebrate the holidays, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering tips to help make the family gathering as enjoyable as possible for their loved one […]


12th of December 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Appoints Dr. Peter Davies to its Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has appointed Dr. Peter Davies, one of the world’s top Alzheimer’s disease researchers, to its Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board.  The Board is comprised of leading experts in the care, research and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “We are very excited to welcome Dr. Davies to our Medical, […]


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Names Matthew Didora its Newest Associate Board Member

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced that Matthew F. Didora, Esq. of Rockville Centre, NY has been appointed to its Associate Board of Directors. “Mr. Didora is an extremely dedicated and accomplished individual who shares our mission of spreading awareness and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., […]


6th of December 2017

AFA Invites Teens To Enter Its 2018 “Teens For Alzheimer’s Awareness” College Scholarship Essay Contest

High School Seniors Invited to Submit Essays About How Alzheimer’s Affected Their Lives The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is inviting high school seniors to take part in its 2018 “Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” College Scholarship Essay Contest.  The annual contest, which has awarded over $200,000 in college scholarships to date, asks high school seniors […]


1st of December 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America & Town of Babylon Open First in the Nation Respite Care Relief Park

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and the Town of Babylon officially opened a new respite care relief park to help those living with dementia and their caregivers. The park, located next to Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, is the first of its kind anywhere in the country and will serve as AFA’s model for […]


AFA Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia and their families, today was invited to Nasdaq in Times Square in honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. AFA’s Founder and Board Chairman, Bert Brodksy, […]